5 DAYS PAY IS PERMANENT CUT FOR PERSONNEL
MOREHEAD, Ky.— Morehead State University will be closed for Spring Break Monday, March 21, through Friday, March 25.
In a communication from MSU President Wayne D. Andrews to the University community sent on Wednesday (March 16), Dr. Andrews updated employees on the closure and the implementation of the previously announced furlough plan.
Dr. Andrews’ email stated:
‘…I believe we must stay our course with our plans to reduce our current year personnel expenditures to build financial flexibility for potential cuts and recurring budget challenges. ——However, as we continue to do our due diligence in understanding all of the legal nuances associated with furloughs, we have identified some adjustments in the plan necessary to maintain compliance with both federal and state regulations. The regulations vary by employment type and therefore implementation of the furlough is being adjusted as follows:
All staff and administrators will be required to schedule five furlough days-one during each pay period ending April 30, May 15, May 30, June 15 and June 30. The one day of furlough pay will be deducted during the pay period when it was taken
Full-time faculty, due to the nature of their appointment, will not be included in the furlough. —-All faculty reappointment letters issued to faculty for academic year 2016-17 will include a non-recurring salary reduction equal to five contract days of pay.
All employees will remain on paid status during Spring Break.
“I appreciate the patience and support of our dedicated faculty and staff as we continue to work together during these challenging times,” said President Andrews.”
MSU is an affirmative action, equal opportunity, educational institution.
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